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10 Facts About Food You Believe Which Are Wrong
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Published: Jul 22, 2016

You may have heard about these facts about foods such as brown bread being better than white bread and egg yolk being bad for your healthy but these facts are wrong!

Here are some facts about food you may know which are actually wrong:

1. Brown bread is better than white bread

Unless it’s mentioned on the package, the bread is usually coloured and sold as brown bread.

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2. Egg yolk raises your cholesterol

Egg yolks contain dietary cholesterol, but dietary cholesterol has almost nothing to do with serum cholesterol, the stuff in your blood

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3. Dark chocolate helps you lose weight

There is no evidence that supports this, but it is good for your heart and contains many anti-oxidants and vitamins.

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4. People need to drink 8 glasses of water a day

Everyone’s water needs are different from person to person

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5. Eating a lot of protein is bad for your kidneys

It’ll only harm your kidneys if you already have an issue with your kidneys

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6. Raw foods are healthier than cooked ones

Cooking can maintain or improve the nutrition value of some foods

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7. Fizzy drinks contain more sugar than other drinks

Fruit drinks contain more sugar

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8. Fruit yogurt is healthy

It isn’t and contains a lot of sugars

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9. Labels are not accurate

The nurtitional value of some items are not always accurate

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10. Eating nuts makes you fat

Eating nuts is actually good for you. They contain healthy fats which will help you lose weight.

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